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Conference explores the story of water in North Dakota
BISMARCKFrom devastating droughts to ferocious floods, water has played a critical role in shaping North Dakotas history. A conference this week in Bismarck will explore that history in an effort to ...
10/25/11 at 4:15 PM Cities ask state lawmakers for flood protection funding 10/10/11 at 5:27 PM
North Dakota special session preview 9/20/11 at 11:38 AM
UND Staff Senate to deliver flood relief supplies to Minot State on Oct. 19
Remembering the aid they received following the devastating flood that hit Grand Forks and the University of North Dakota in 1997, a group of UND employees will deliver flood relief supplies to Minot ...
10/14/11 at 9:00 AM UND Student Government Sends Bus Full of Students to Minot to Help with Flood Cleaning 9/25/11 at 5:13 PM
Remembering the great flood "more than just a house"
Bill Mitzel evacuated his home north of Bismarck this spring and jotted down notes throughout the ordeal. He puts into words what many struggle to relay or even understand from their own words, feelin...
9/6/11 at 7:48 PM flood fighting confidence--the feeling 3/18/10 at 6:50 AM
Social Media Impact With #MinotFlood
We are familiar with flooding in Fargo, ND, and have used social mediums in the past three years to communicate, share and inform our community with flood-related updates. Similarly, Minot, ND, has ca...
7/6/11 at 8:12 AM
Messages for Minot from Grand Forks area kids
Here are some messages of hope and encouragement from Laura Knox's Awesome Authors group in Grand Forks. Some of the students' siblings also submitted pictures. They wanted to show support for the peo...
7/6/11 at 8:00 AM
There are a lot of stories coming through to Grand Forks about the flood fight in Minot. I grew up in the Minot area, and a part of me still thinks of it as home, so my heart aches when I see what ha...
6/24/11 at 9:35 PM
Good Turn Daily
The Boy Scouts of America was founded on the premise of doing a Good Turn Daily. Community Service is very important in the character building process and, as Scouts, we have made the commitment t...
4/26/11 at 6:58 PM
A couple years ago, as we headed into the 2009 flood fight, I vowed to keep running regardless. It would be my little bit of sanity during our time of chaos. Everywhere I turned, there were levees un...
4/7/11 at 1:43 PM
The wet cycle that has produced back-to-back-to-back floods provided a lot of practical experience preparing for high water. In 2009, the flood waters threatened to inundate Moorhead and Fargo and MSU...
4/4/11 at 3:14 PM Flood prep for the campus 3/1/11 at 4:01 PM
President Edna holds town hall meetings 2/16/11 at 5:28 PM
The Annual Flood Fight
There are a few things Ive never figured out: the Please Call Again signs which hang from a door of a facility youre exiting, why two cheeseburgers are cheaper than a McDouble (no cheese, one bun) at ...
2/11/11 at 5:02 PM
I wrote this original article back in 2009 as the Red River Valley was recovering from a record flood. In the last few weeks, the news has been warning us of another major flood. Many of us in the mid...
2/8/11 at 12:01 PM
My blog baby, and my first child too
Im not new to the mom thing. Ive had one for 25 years now. Acting as a mom to someone else, however, is totally foreign to me. My name is Katie and my first child is due Sept. 25. Im hoping hell han...
9/14/10 at 8:41 PM
Here's a link to a great Letter to the Editor in the Forum: http://www.inforum.com/event/article/id/236597/group/home/ Here's another thank you sent to President Chapman: Dear President ...
4/8/09 at 10:04 AM Thanks from the community 4/8/09 at 8:54 AM
Preliminary Evacuation Information 3/26/09 at 6:06 PM
Reading Chuck Haga's excellent piece on Kathy and John Fick's water fight today in the Herald brought back a flood of memories (pun intended, I guess). Ginny and I and a bunch of others descende...
3/31/09 at 8:26 PM The Fight Continues 3/24/09 at 7:25 AM
What a week! We had all that running water on Monday, then it snowed..not a lot..but we are returned to a wintry frozen like state again. Spring seems like it will never come. Summer seems like some d...
3/27/09 at 6:13 AM